Backend Engineer

Springboard uses Python/Django as primary technology stack and we are looking to add a great Back-end developer to our team. We have a lot of fantastic features planned in coming months; our product is continuously being improved and you will take on a huge chunk of responsibility to build these features and contribute to a platform that's robust and scalable.

You will be principally responsible for:

  • Building reliable and scalable backend for features at hand.
  • Ensuring sound architecture and API design.
  • Reviewing code, promoting coding standards and best practices.
  • Work with the Product/Business teams to get full understanding of the requirements and propose solutions wherever necessary.
  • Handle the deployment of the features that you build.


  • love building things, and have built some web applications in the past
  • have a sound understanding of data structures, algorithms and databases
  • are comfortable with Python, Django, GoLang, Git, MySQL
  • understand how website-backend interacts with frontend as well as the myriad external APIs
  • are comfortable bringing up and troubleshooting cloud-based development environments
  • are analytical, and are curious about technology, and interested in startups
  • ask questions or look for answers on the internet, when you don't know
  • are not afraid to express your opinion
  • are fanatical about the quality of your work; you finish what you start
  • have strong English comprehension and communication skills; you can articulate your ideas clearly

Bonus Points if you have done one or more of these:

  • Worked with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Worked on systems with micro-services architecture.

If this is you, please apply. For the right candidate, compensation will include a competitive salary, equity and other perks.

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